The former Block Communications executive succeeds Bob Cook who has been tapped to head first-run distribution for Fox Television Stations.
In a Tuesday email to an editorial advisory board that was obtained by the Courier Journal, Lamb wrote he is leaving the Louisville, Ky., Fox affiliate on July 5 and heading to an unnamed station in a “top 10 market.”
Bill Lamb of Block Communications-owned WDRB Louisville, Ky. (DMA 49), will be presented the Kentucky Broadcasters Association’s highest award at its annual convention on Oct. 9. The Kentucky Mic Award is presented to those individuals who have made outstanding personal contributions to the broadcasting profession in Kentucky. It is presented only when contributions are deemed […]
Bill Lamb, GM of WDRB Louisville, Ky.: “Some general managers don’t like to do editorials because they feel it could cost them viewers or advertisers. My experience has been that both objections are myths. Editorials have given viewers a unique reason to get their news from us rather than another station, so it is a value-add.”